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multivibrator

Syllabification: mul·ti·vi·bra·tor
Pronunciation: /ˌməltēˈvīˌbrādər
 
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Definition of multivibrator in English:

noun

Electronics
A device consisting of two amplifying transistors or valves, each with its output connected to the input of the other, producing an oscillatory signal.
Example sentences
  • A bistable multivibrator, which is controlled by the voltage that is induced by the rotor in the instantaneously currentless winding phase, is provided for alternatingly switching on the two winding phases.
  • The pulse detector is classified as a monostable multivibrator because it has only one stable state.
  • This circuit does not have the monostable multivibrator macro between the switch bounce waveform and the counter.

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